Dreaming of Florence: Where to Find the Best There Is

Dreaming of Florence: Where to Find the Best There Is

by Barbara Ohrbach, Ovidio Guaita
     
 

Fall in love with Florence with this exquisitely edited collection of recommendations. Discover the essential list of magnificent museums that should not be missed—still too many to see on one trip!—and stay in irresistible hotels, from centuries-old favorites to sleek, new luxurious hideaways. Tuscany expert, author, and design style-setter Barbara

Overview

Fall in love with Florence with this exquisitely edited collection of recommendations. Discover the essential list of magnificent museums that should not be missed—still too many to see on one trip!—and stay in irresistible hotels, from centuries-old favorites to sleek, new luxurious hideaways. Tuscany expert, author, and design style-setter Barbara Ohrbach also takes the reader to stylish shops filled with exquisite silks, handmade paper, and jewelry, and to watch artisans at work handcrafting silver and leather. Learn to dine like a Florentine in a chapter devoted to food and wine that includes new restaurants, big and small, and delicious Tuscan recipes. For a soothing respite, this visit also includes the author’s favorite hidden gardens created by the Medici and Corsini, and itineraries in the surrounding hill towns. With an inspiring list of suggested reading and filled with luscious original images by photographer Ovidio Guaita, Dreaming of Florence is the ultimate love letter to this spectacular city.

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From the Publisher
Best-selling author Barbara Milo Ohrbach presents an insider’s guide that will appeal to both first-time visitors and seasoned travelers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847833313
Publisher:
Rizzoli
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 11.26(h) x 1.03(d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Milo Ohrbach is the author of many best-selling books including Dreaming of Tuscany inspired by the trend-setting style of Cherchez. She has been featured in many publications, including People, House Beautiful, and Vogue. She appears on television; lectures around the country; and is the Editor-At-Large of Art & Antiques magazine.

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